Knee noises may be normal in the knee or may signify problems, depending upon the nature and trigger for the noise.


Cruciate ligament tears

What makes you think you might have torn your cruciate?

Pain syndromes related to the patella

A syndrome is a collection of signs and symptoms that tend to occur together.

Common things occur commonly - a list of common knee disorders



Explanation - squelching/grinding noise.

Light cracking noise around broken patella.

Please Help Diagnose Loud Knee Popping - No Pain.


Noise around the Knee. Song SJ, Park CH, Liang H and Kim SJ. Clin Orthop Surg. 2018 Mar; 10(1): 1–8.

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eBook - Common Knee Symptoms

Easy-to-read eBook about catching and other common symptoms in the knee.